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D-P Chicago "Nite-Lite" Moto Meter Car Radiator Temperature Guage Blue Lens

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    Posted 6 years ago

    PhilDMorris
    (171 items)

    D-P Chicago "Nite-Lite" Moto Meter Car Radiator Temperature Guage Blue Lens

    Nite-Lite Motometer Radiator Cap
    A beautiful original Moto-Meter temperature guage. Reads "Nite-Lite - reg", and "D-P Chicago" on the rim. The glass is very clean with good visibility. The indicator face inside reads "Danger - Steam", "Summer Average", "Cool Motor", and gives the messages "A cool motor causing gasoline waste - use radiator cover", and "A sudden rise indicates trouble - stop and investigate".

    The back of the gauge has a rounded area similar to a diving bell, with clear viewing ports around the edge, and a round blue-tinted lens in the middle. It appears this could have housed a light bulb. Not cleaned.

    Very rare to find one of these now.

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    Comments

    1. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Sweet !! Never seen one. What year is this from?
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 years ago
      Possibly mid to late 20's but not sure. Will have to brush up with my books and see if I can find one.
    3. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      The Blue is so striking !! If not cleaned -- Man -- it is CLEAN

      LOL
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 years ago
      Well the glass is clean at least, but needs some cleaning.
    5. Moonhill Moonhill, 6 years ago
      That a great find. Would be perfect on my blue and black 1952 MGTD.
    6. Windwalker, 6 years ago
      Oh No Moonhill would look great on my jeep,.. smiling ..another nice one Phil...

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